thousands of Americans demonstrate for a regulation of firearms

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Saturday, June 11, several demonstrations took place in the United States to demand a framework for weapons. About 56 people die every day from gun attacks in the country.

In Washington, New York or Texas, thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday, June 11, to demand better supervision of firearms in the United States. “I think it’s absurd that there are more shootings than days in the year“Says Riley Devereaux, a middle school student. The protesters want to make it known that many of them do not want weapons.

The massacre in an elementary school that occurred on May 24 in Uvalde (Texas, United States) is still present in everyone’s mind. During this, 19 schoolchildren and two teachers were killed. On average in the United States, 56 people die every day from a gun attack. “Are you ready, young, old and in-between, to be the generations that are heard by ballots, not bullets?“, asked Yolanda King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr.

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, supported these demonstrations, assuring that the carrying of arms should become an electoral issue. In the United States, nearly one in three adults owns at least one firearm.


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